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Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology (002885-2013)

Purdue University, The Department of Sociology invites applications for an advanced Assistant or an early Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2014. 

Qualifications: We seek a scholar whose primary research and teaching interests are in race/ethnicity and inequality.  The candidate should have a vibrant research program and will be expected to provide teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  A Ph.D. in Sociology is required.  

Applications: Complete applications include:  (1) a letter of application describing research and teaching interests; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) teaching evaluations; (4) one sample publication; and (5) three letters of recommendation.  Electronic applications are required in the form of two PDFs, one consisting of documents 1-3 (ordered as specified above) and the other consisting of the sample publication.  Letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommenders.  Address all materials including letters of recommendation to:  Sociology Faculty Search Committee, jasmundm@purdue.edu, Department of Sociology, Purdue University, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN  47907-2059. 

Purdue offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  The university is located in an affordable metropolitan area of 167,000 people, conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago.  Review of applicants will begin on October 1, 2013, but applications received after this date will be accepted until the position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position. 

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.